LC4001: Analyze healthcare quality for nursing practice

LC4001: Analyze healthcare quality for nursing practice
Overview
For this Written Response Assessment, you will respond to a series of prompts addressing healthcare quality and measures of healthcare quality/improvement process for nursing practice. Be sure to include references to support your responses to each series of prompts.

Submission Length: 2 written response items

Competency Number: LC4001: Analyze healthcare quality for nursing practice.

Written Response Submission Form

Your Name: First and last

Your E-Mail Address: Your e-mail here

Instructions

Write your responses where it reads “Enter your response here.” Write as much as needed to satisfy the requirements indicated. Each item contains the Rubric, which will be used to evaluate your responses.

At the end of the template, you will list the references you used to support your responses.

Item 1

Define healthcare quality in your own words and apply it to the work of one major quality theorist.  (1-2 pages)

Your Response

Enter your response here.

Rubric

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Meets Expectations

Topic 1: What is Healthcare Quality?
Define healthcare quality in your own words and apply it to the work of one major quality theorist.

LO1: Apply definitions of quality to theories on quality.

 

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

Item 2

Describe a healthcare practice problem that you have had some experience with as a consumer or as a practitioner in healthcare. Explain how your definition of healthcare quality might apply to that experience. Include a description of potential measures of quality that might be used to examine the healthcare practice problem you identified. (1-2 pages)

Your Response

Enter your response here.

Rubric

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Meets Expectations

Topic 2: Quality Measurement
Describe a healthcare practice problem that you have had some experience with as a consumer or as a practitioner in healthcare.

 

LO1: Describe healthcare practice problems.

Response is missing. Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.
Explain how your definition of healthcare quality might apply to a healthcare experience.

 

LO2: Apply definitions of quality to healthcare experiences.

Response is missing Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.
Include a description of potential measures of quality that might be used to examine the healthcare practice problem you identified.

 

LO3: Analyze measures of quality related to healthcare experiences.

 

Response is missing Response is vague, inaccurate, or incomplete. Response is clear, accurate, and complete.

 

 

 

 

References

 

Provide a citation for each resource you used to write your response to this Assessment. A sample citation is provided below:

  • Robertson, C. (2016). Safety, nutrition, & health in early education (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mastery Rubric

In order to achieve mastery of this Competency, you must achieve a “2” on every rubric row in addition to meeting the additional expectation indicated in the Mastery Rubric.

 

Exceeds Expectations: In-Depth Analysis
LO1: Synthesizes in-depth information from relevant sources representing various points of view/ approaches. Responses to the items synthesize information from relevant sources to demonstrate a thorough understanding of healthcare quality as it relates to healthcare practice problems and nursing.

¨Yes

¨No

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Skill Building

 

The faculty Assessor will provide feedback based on the following Professional Skill(s): Written Communication, Information Literacy, and Inquiry & Analysis.  Although the feedback is here to inform the development of your skills, it is not a barrier to achieving the Competency, unless the writing is too poor to be able to score the content of the Assessment. Review the Rubric and check your work based on the learning objectives listed. If you are concerned that you will not meet these expectations yet, reach out to your Coach so he or she can work with you to further develop these important professional skills.

 

It is highly recommended that you use this opportunity to practice these important skills in the context of this Competency Assessment in order to receive feedback about your current level of proficiency.

 

Written Communication: Write with clarity, coherence, and purpose.
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LO1: Construct complete and correct sentences. Sentences are incoherent and impede reader’s access to ideas. Sentences are incomplete and/or include fragments and run-on sentences, limiting reader’s access to ideas. Sentences structure effectively conveys meaning to the reader.
LO2: Demonstrate the effective use of grammar and mechanics. Multiple inaccuracies in grammar and mechanics impede reader’s access to ideas. Some inaccuracies in grammar and mechanics limit reader’s access to ideas. Use of grammar and mechanics is straightforward and effectively conveys meaning to reader.
LO3: Create cohesive paragraphs with a clear central idea. Paragraphs, or lack of paragraphs, impede reader’s access to ideas. Construction of main idea and/or supporting paragraphs limit reader’s access to ideas. Main idea and/or supporting paragraphs effectively convey meaning to reader.
LO4: Use supporting material to support a claim. Supporting materials are not present. Supporting material is used inconsistently or inappropriately. Supporting material is used to enhance meaning.  Writing is appropriately paraphrased and uses direct quotes as applicable
LO6: Identify sources. Sources are missing. Writing inconsistently identifies or misrepresents sources. Writing clearly identifies the source of nonoriginal material and/or ideas.
Information Literacy:  Apply strategies to evaluate information in order to effectively analyze issues and make decisions.
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LO1: Identify and locate credible sources. No sources or non-credible sources are present. Sources are inconsistently credible, appropriate, and relevant to the topic and/or assessment. Sources are mostly credible, appropriate, and relevant to the topic and/or assessment.
LO2: Analyze information sources. Analysis is not present. Analysis superficially applies aspects of sources that are most relevant to the topic and/or assessment and/or analysis is unclear. Analysis thoroughly and clearly applies aspects of sources that are most relevant to the topic and/or assessment.
Inquiry and Analysis:  Apply strategies to identify, frame, and evaluate issues and problems.
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Needs Improvement

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Meets Expectations

LO1: Identify a problem or question in a selected area of study. No problem or question is presented. The problem or question is vague or inappropriate to the selected field of study. The problem or question is clearly stated in a form appropriate to the selected field of study.
LO3: Evaluate theories and approaches to explain complex problems within a chosen field of study. No theoretical approach is presented. A theoretical approach is vaguely presented. A theoretical approach to the problem or question is presented and justified.

 

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